Daily Topic for July 15, 2011

Galatians 5:1
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

Christ stands ready to set these Miao people free from the spirits they now worship. They can be released from the yoke of slavery if they would only let Him do it. But how can they trust Him if they have not yet heard His Name? And how can they hear of Him if there is no one to go to them?


Pray for believers to set the Northern Huishui Miao people free through the gospel message.

Northern Huishui Miao (hway-shway-meow)

by NW

The Northern Huishui Miao is a people with a passion for music! Music is at the center of Miao celebrations and festivals. Celebrations involve singing and instruments. Their traditional songs are handed down through generations. Can you picture people singing, dancing and laughing together as they celebrate? Can you picture two young lovers singing to each other about their love for each other? This scene gives us a view of the passion of the Huishui Miao people.

But lurking underneath the love for celebration is something that is far from passionate. Many Huishui Miao live in fear of evil spirits. The fear exists because evil spirits harass them. They believe that if a family line does not make proper offerings, a person will become a demon when they die and cause harm to their people. Jesus Christ is the answer to release the Miao from fear and harassment of evil spirits. Then they will be able to stand firm as in Galatians 5:1: It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Can you picture these Miao people abandoning their false gods and singing of their love and praise for the true and living God?

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Pray that they will soon devote their hearts to the One who has a passion for them! Pray for the Holy Spirit to give them a passion for Christ that will lead them to sing His praises for the glory of the King!


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